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Poll: Obama & Romney Tied In Florida

The late Tim Russert famously said of presidential elections, “It’s all about Florida.” New polling from Public Policy Polling found the battle for Florida is incredibly close as the race enters just 100 days to go until Election Day.

CBS Miami–07/31/2012

(Source; CBS/Pool) President Obama makes a point as he announces his new immigration policy for deporting children

President Obama Gets Bump From Hispanic Voters

Since his recent announcement that certain illegal immigrants will be allowed to stay and work in the U.S., President Barack Obama has seen a bump in support from Hispanic voters.

CBS4–06/27/2012

(Source: CBS) President Obama Speaks at the NALEO convention at Disney World.

Obama Addresses Latino Leaders A Day After Romney

President Barack Obama is basking in Latino enthusiasm in the aftermath of his breakthrough directive on illegal immigration and pressing his jobs agenda before a meeting of Hispanic leaders, one day after they gave a cool reception to GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney and his newly softened stance on immigration.

CBS Miami–06/22/2012

Republican Presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) 29th Annual Conference on June 21, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Romney spoke about immigration reform as he continues to battle U.S. President Barack Obama for votes. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Romney & Latino Vote: Softens Stance On Immigration

Backing off the harsh rhetoric of the Republican primaries, Mitt Romney pledged Thursday to address illegal immigration “in a civil but resolute manner” and said he will overhaul the green card system for immigrants with families and end immigration caps for their spouses and minor children.

CBS Miami–06/21/2012

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Rubio Doesn’t Deny Being Vetted For Vice-Presidency

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is often mentioned as a potential vice presidential choice for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and when asked if he was being vetted for the job, he did not deny it.

CBS4–06/15/2012

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Univision, Disney Said In Talks For English 24-Hour-News

Are the companies behind Mickey Mouse and Don Francisco ready to get into the news business together, in English? Reports are circulating the two companies are in talks to do just that, targeted at Hispanics who speak English, and that they’d like to be running before election day.

02/06/2012

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GOP Poised To Make Big Hispanic Push Before Florida’s Primary

As the GOP primary express prepares to move into Hispanic-rich Florida, the GOP is taking steps to fire up Hispanic interest in the Florida primary, on Wednesday appointing Bettina Inclan to lead the push.

CBS4–01/11/2012

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Hispanic Group Co-Sponsoring Fla. GOP January Debate

A conservative Hispanic political group is a co-sponsor for the January Republican Party of Florida presidential primary debate, the group announced.

CBS4–12/17/2011

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RNC Targets Fla. Hispanics With New TV, Radio Ad

The Republican National Committee will begin airing TV and radio ads in Florida they hope will inspire Hispanic voters in advance of the 2012 election.

CBS4–07/27/2011

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Census: More Hispanic Students Finishing High School

A higher percentage of young Hispanic adults is finishing high school, and the number attending a two-year college has nearly doubled over the last decade, according to Census data released Wednesday.

CBS4–06/09/2011

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